James Solmen, MD - The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

James Solmen, MD

Specialties: Foot and Ankle Surgery

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About Me

Dr. Solmen is a Foot and Ankle fellowship-trained surgeon specializing in specific problems of the foot and ankle. His practice concentrates on fracture care, adult reconstruction (bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas), degenerative and post-traumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, neurologic disorders and sports injuries. Dr. Solmen is a native of Youngstown and is actively involved in the teaching and training of residents from local orthopaedic surgery and podiatric residency programs. He is also the only fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon in the Youngstown area.

Undergraduate: Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Graduate: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Postgraduate Training:
Internship: General Surgery, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Tampa, Florida

Board Certifications and Medical Associations:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Medical Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Mahoning Valley Medical Society


Patient Reviews

May 2021

"Very knowledgeable, very compassionate, takes his time with his patients, answers all questions. He performed surgery on both of my ankles. Highly recommend him for any ankle / foot issues." Mary Ellen Thornton Sassi

May 2021

"Dr. Solmen is the best! He is a very proficient and talented surgeon. Wouldn’t think of going to anyone else for a foot problem." Sharon Patrick Mosconi

Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates

Poland Office
8591 Crossroads Drive
Youngstown, OH 44514


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Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates

Warren Office
1695 Niles-Cortland Road, N. E.
Warren, Ohio 44484


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The Orthopaedic Surgery Center
8551 Crossroads Drive
Youngstown, Ohio 44514
Phone: 330-758-1065


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